Associations to the word «Anatomy»

Wiktionary

ANATOMY, noun. The art of studying the different parts of any organized body, to discover their situation, structure, and economy; dissection.
ANATOMY, noun. The science that deals with the form and structure of organic bodies; anatomical structure or organization.
ANATOMY, noun. A treatise or book on anatomy.
ANATOMY, noun. The act of dividing anything, corporeal or intellectual, for the purpose of examining its parts; analysis; as, the anatomy of a discourse.
ANATOMY, noun. (colloquial) The form of an individual, particularly a person, used in a tongue in cheek manner, as might be a term used by a medical professional, but in a markedly a less formal context, in which a touch of irony becomes apparent.
ANATOMY, noun. (archaic) A skeleton, or dead body.
ANATOMY, noun. The physical or functional organization of an organism, or part of it.
ANATOMY OF FUNCTION, noun. (medicine) A branch of kinesiology that studies the configuration of limbs during the performance of a task

Dictionary definition

ANATOMY, noun. The branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals.
ANATOMY, noun. Alternative names for the body of a human being; "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak".
ANATOMY, noun. A detailed analysis; "he studied the anatomy of crimes".

Wise words

Don't you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperment?
Aeschylus